I contacted Portland Police SE Portland precinct twice to ask them to file a report of an abduction that happened to me when I was 8 that my mother never reported. I am now 66 and parts of this trauma have come back to me in dreams and bits and pieces lately since the Penn State ordeal and since I went through a traumatic personal event getting out of a 44 yr abusive marriage. Neither of my two requests by email or by hand written letter to the SE precinct have been answered and I am really angry at the police for ignoring my pain. It has taken me 58 yrs to tell my story of the man who took me to his house and the police don't even think I deserve a response. I just want to know if my report as detailed in my original email to the police chief was filed or not and if there were any other girls who were hurt in my neighborhood area around that time of 1955-57 near Montavilla and Binnesmead grade school. What can I do to get the police to respond to me?
The method the man used was to seduce me into his car with a doll with a blue and white checkered dress, cloth body and rubber legs and arms. He had tried before without a doll and I ran away. He said he just needed directions that time. This time he said he had a doll for me to play with and he wanted to show me his house and have me over for cookies and milk to play with the doll. He said he knew I was going home to an empty house because he watched me and knew my mother worked and wouldn't it be nice to have cookies with him and play. He set me down at his light green kitchen table with a glass of milk and oreos and then he showed me a stairway to a cellar or basement where there was a cot and on the floor were arms and legs of other dolls. He said if I did not do what he said he would hurt my pretty new doll like that and I did not want that to happen did I? I don't remember anything after that until I ended up on my sidewalk at the end of my street and I was trying to walk to my house and it hurt to walk and I was bleeding. A neighbor saw me struggling to walk and must have called the other neighbors who knew my Mom's work number because somehow I must have gotten home. I do not remember anything after that at all or what my Mom did for me. I blacked it all out. But to this day I cannot have anyone sit close to me as he did in the car to his house. So this is why I need closure from the SE precinct of the Portland Police. That is the precinct that should have handled a report had my mother ever filed one and why I am doing it now!! They need to confirm to me that my case is on record not only for my healing and well being but for the sake of justice and to see if there is any match to any other case of that era. There could be others like me.
Thank you for whatever you can uncover and cause the police to do on my behalf. It's only right and about time. After all, as the good book says we're all called to seek justice, to show mercy and to walk humbly with our God?
Three simple things. Justice, mercy and humility. It's about time.
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